Originally Posted by tomoy
It helped me to think of it as 1-beat, not 2-beat. As Suzanne points out, focus on one kick to get you to the other side, and that's all you need to concentrate on to get the timing. After you get comfortable at an intermediate level, I think you'll notice that you're doing a little pre-kick before your kick just to align all the parts, and that then adds up to 2-beats.
Not sure I follow you here. Isn't a 2-beat kick ONE kick for each (opposite) arm spearing? You seem to imply there are 2 kicks (one kick and one pre-kick) for each arm, so 4 kicks for each complete cycle.